Schorndorf Castle

Schorndorf, Germany

Duke Ulrich built Schorndorf Castle in 1538 on the site of what had probably been an older moated stronghold. It formed part of the state of Württemberg's Schorndorf fortifications and was erected with vast effort and outlay, making it the mightiest town fortress in the whole of the duchy in the 16th century. Today Schorndorf Castle is the seat of the city's district court.

In the castle grounds you can see remains of a former bastion of the town fortifications as well as several sculptures (late 20th century) which are part of the Schorndorf Sculpture Trail.

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Founded: 1538
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)

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www.stuttgart-tourist.de

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Gazmend Kryezi (2 years ago)
Das Objekt ist wunderschön
White-Shark Mobiles Trockeneisstrahlen (3 years ago)
Einfach toll und immer ein Besuch wert.
Sm A (3 years ago)
Ich liebe diesen Platz. Jetzt wird der Spielplatz verschönert. Bin gespannt
Alexander Krutsch (3 years ago)
Этот объект наиболее интересный в том аспекте засыпаных городов факты и доказательства налицо хорошо бы провести более тщательные раскопки позволяющий раскрыть обстоятельства ужасной катастрофы 1816 года.
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